This past Monday, we met several residents at the center. Since we have found that beginning by playing music can help to draw people in, Sarah posted the song we wrote the previous week, … 1,343 more words
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One of the amazing things about podcasts is how they can bring context to a complicated topic or a window into a person’s (or community’s life). 908 more words
Fancy cars, privilege, inequality, and the proletariat.
I love This American Life — it’s what got me started down the road to consuming podcasts and turning my back on terrestial radio forever (I’m going to skip the discussion about the local NPR radio, which I like, but my tendency (really everyone’s now) to binge and wanting to catch up on years of This American Life episodes — I think I had to burn downloaded episodes onto a CD-R to listen in the car — yeah, this is when I had a Blackberry). 660 more words
Other than thought-provoking entertainment, especially when you’re stuck in a car, there are three big benefits to listening to the right Christian podcasts:
(1) The right podcasts give you access to topnotch Christian scholars and thinkers, and these people have a wealth of experience and knowledge. 1,325 more words